[Verizon] cant install OTA update

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  1. Lohung

    Lohung Well-Known Member

    ok so the update came out the other week and it keeps asking me to install it but i can't. It goes to install it and it says "signature failed intall aborted

    now i am rooted and unlocked and i am running CWM 8.0.2 and nova launcher. is it the CWM8.0.2 thats not letting me do it

  2. beefamato

    beefamato Member

    I had a similar problem. I was unlocked and rooted, but otherwise stock. After looking at the "install aborted" screen, I noticed that it was tripping up because it was looking for the "vzwbackupassistant.apk" that I deleted when I first rooted. If you did that, then you need to reinstall it in recovery mode.
  3. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER AF Addict VIP Member

    Hey Lohung, yeah, it's CWM that's causing the problem. You need stock recovery to accept an OTA. You could just flash a stock IMM76K build and get the same result, that's what I did.

    PS I moved this to the All Things Root section. Thanks for understanding. :)
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  4. trophynuts

    trophynuts Well-Known Member

    plus one to flashing the pre rooted build. I did the same.
  5. Lohung

    Lohung Well-Known Member

    anyone know where i can get the pre rooted build from
  6. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #

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  7. Lohung

    Lohung Well-Known Member

  8. iowabowtech

    iowabowtech root@android:/ #

  9. Lohung

    Lohung Well-Known Member

    heres the thing i dont want to flash them separately.. i am totally new to all this rooting and i would like to take the least amount of "new steps" as possible ATM.. thats why i would like to the 4.0.2 stock.. then let my phone update.. instead of flashing several things which i wouldnt know if i was flashing the right thing or not so can someone either link me the stock one for 4.2
  10. trophynuts

    trophynuts Well-Known Member

    If you want to stay rooted you pretty much have to flash two separate zips. No roms include firmware. Which is why you have to flash the firmware separate.

    If you really want to go through it the stock normal way. I recommend restoring your device to stock and relocking the bootloader.
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  11. trophynuts

    trophynuts Well-Known Member

  12. Lohung

    Lohung Well-Known Member

    thanks i did that... installed update and now i am trying to re-root. iread somewhere there is a feature that keeps kicking back the original recovery and i need to delete or rename it.. but i cant find a "file explorer" that will let me do this.. anyone know anything?
  13. scary alien

    scary alien not really so scary Moderator

    I do ;) :p :) :D.

    I already directed Lohung to my Android Root Toolkit app which has a "make recovery stick" option / feature.

    Also, this post details how to do this manually:


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